Licensed Building Administrator Vacancies

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Consider Portland Public Schools in beautiful Portland, Oregon.

Portland Public Schools seeks dynamic professionals who share our passion for educating all students. We want transformational leaders who will:

  • Commit to upholding the PPS Racial Educational Equity Policy.
  • Raise the achievement of all students while narrowing the gaps between the lowest and highest performing students. The Milestone Framework is also a tool to close the gap.
  • Eliminate the racial predictability and disproportionality of which student groups occupy the highest and lowest achievement categories.

If you have what it takes to join our team, please apply now for the 2014-2015 school year.



This list will be updated as vacancies are filled or become available. If you would like to provide input in what you would like to see in your next Principal, please click on the respective survey.               

  • Rigler K-5 - Community survey in the following languages (English) or (Español) 





Complete the Application

Complete or update your online Management application. Only completed applications will be reviewed. In order for your application to be considered complete, all the documents listed on the job posting must be attached.

Apply to Position

Once your application is complete, you will need to apply to the posted administrator applicant pools online. Follow the "VIEW CURRENT POSTINGS" link at the bottom of the page and click on the positions for which you want to be considered. The pools for the above categories are separate; if you are interested in more than one category, apply for each one.

Subsequent Steps

Our process begins with a screening of completed applications for minimum qualifications. Additional steps include interviews and participation in assessment activities (for Principals). If a candidate is recommended to be hired, they will have to provide the following documents:

  • TSPC issued Oregon Administrator License
  • Official transcripts with degrees posted

If you require assistance with completing the online application please contact the Human Resources office at (503) 916-3544.


Veterans Preference Under Oregon law, veterans who meet minimum qualifications for a position may be eligible for employment preference. If you are a Veteran and you would like to apply for Veteran's preference, please fill out the Veterans Preference page on our online application and submit with all required documentation by the closing date of the recruitment. Veteran’s preference does not guarantee veterans the position with which they are applying for.

For further information about veterans’ preference please contact Human Resources or refer to the Bureau of Labor and Industries website.Effective January 1, 2012.